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Barbara Ehrenreich

Articles: What Barbara Ehrenreich Gets Wrong about Gratitude

By Jason Marsh | January 5, 2016

In a New York Times essay, the bestselling author criticizes the “selfish side” of thankfulness. But does she misread the research?

 

Articles: Ten Questions to Ask about Scientific Studies

By Jeremy Adam Smith | September 8, 2015

Never take a study at face value, including one you read about in Greater Good!

 
The GGSC's coverage of gratitude is sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation as part of our Expanding Gratitude project.

Articles: How Grateful are Americans?

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Jeremy Adam Smith | January 10, 2013

A new poll finds that Americans think their own gratitude is increasing, while everyone else’s is going down. The good news? This is impossible!

 

Articles: A “Thnx” a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | December 19, 2012

Research predicts gratitude will make people happier and healthier. But we didn't expect our new online gratitude journal, Thnx4.org, to have such a positive impact on participants.

 

Articles: Gratitude Research: Why Bother?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | November 19, 2012

Critics say gratitude is unworthy of scientific study, and shouldn't be promoted in schools. We disagree!

 

Articles: Three Insights from the Cutting Edge of Compassion Research

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | September 7, 2012

A recent gathering of compassion researchers reveals new discoveries about how and why humans help each other.

 

Articles: Is It Best to Be Greedy in Tough Economic Times?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | February 23, 2012

New research suggests that evolution selects for altruism, not greed.

 
Wouldn’t it be nice to just ask once?

Videos and Podcasts: Getting Kids to Listen—Without Nagging!

By Christine Carter | January 4, 2012

Wouldn’t it be nice to just ask once?

 
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Raising Happiness: Video: Getting Kids to Listen—Without Nagging!

By Christine Carter | January 4, 2012

Wouldn't it be nice to ask just once?

 

Articles: Low-Income People Quicker to Show Compassion

By Yasmin Anwar | December 20, 2011

New research by GGSC graduate fellow Jennifer Stellar finds that upper classes are less able to recognize suffering.

 
Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss how parents and families can overcome feeling overstressed. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

Videos and Podcasts: Less Busyness, More Flow

By Christine Carter | September 14, 2011

Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss how parents and families can overcome feeling overstressed. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

 
a behind-the-scenes peek...

Raising Happiness: Video: Less Busyness, More Flow

By Christine Carter | September 14, 2011

 
a behind-the-scenes peek...

Raising Happiness: Video: Why Parental Happiness Comes First

By Christine Carter | September 7, 2011

 
Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss why kids benefit when parents prioritize their own happiness. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

Videos and Podcasts: Why Parental Happiness Comes First

By Christine Carter | September 5, 2011

Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss why kids benefit when parents prioritize their own happiness. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

 
Jon Kabat-Zinn discusses what’s next for the science of mindfulness.

Videos and Podcasts: The Department of Mindfulness

By Jason Marsh | May 2, 2010

Jon Kabat-Zinn discusses what’s next for the science of mindfulness.

 

Raising Happiness: How Intelligence Develops

By Christine Carter | August 25, 2009

 

Raising Happiness: Contribute to the Science of Happiness!

By Christine Carter | March 4, 2009

 

Articles: Research on Cross-Race Relationships: An Annotated Bibliography

By Elizabeth Page-Gould | July 1, 2004

A summary of scientific evidence related to cross-race friendships and romantic relationships.

 

Articles: Research on Buddhist Conceptions of Compassion: An Annotated Bibliography

By Jennifer Goetz | June 1, 2004

How do Buddhist and Western notions of compassion differ? Read summaries of research comparing the two traditions.

 

Articles: Compassion & Empathy Research: An Annotated Bibliography

By Jennifer Goetz | May 1, 2004

What has scientific inquiry revealed about compassion? Read summaries of the most intriguing research to date.

 

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    February 11, 2016

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    February 9, 2016

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